ABILENE, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team split a pair of matches on opening day, winning the season opener over LeTourneau 6-3 and losing 8-1 to Dallas Baptist.
In the season opener Amelia Cheney and Shelby Saul won 8-4 at No. 2 doubles and Tram Le and Kelci Jackson won by default at No. 2 doubles to give HSU an early lead.
Angie Nhan, Cheney, Jackson and Saul all won singles matches at No 2, 4, 5 and 6 respectively. Nhan, Cheney and Jackson each won in straight sets and Saul won by default.
Against DBU Cheney and Saul won at No. 3 doubles for the only win of the dual for the Cowgirls.
The Cowgirls are 1-1 and will next be in action on Friday when they host Trinity.
Hardin-Simmons 6, LeTourneau 3
1. Sarah Case (LETU) def. Genene Haddad, 6-1, 6-0
2. Angie Nhan (HSU) def. Nell Spencer, 6-0, 6-0
3. Shelby May(LETU) def. Le, 2-6, 6-4, 10-6
4. Amelia Cheney (HSU) def. Brittany Cowan, 6-1, 6-0
5. Kelci Jackson (HSU) def. Victoria Zhang, 6-2, 6-3
6. Shelby Saul (HSU) won by default
1. Case/May (LETU) def. Nhan/Haddad, 8-6
2. Cheney/Saul (HSU) def. Cowan/Spencer, 8-4
3. Le/Jackson (HSU) won by default
Dallas Baptist 8, Hardin-Simmons 1
1. Natalie Gennissen (DBU) def. Haddad, 6-0, 6-3
2. Leah Rutt (DBU) def. Nhan, 6-0, 6-1
3. Katie Daugherty (DBU) def. Jackson, 6-1, 6-2
4. Amanda Richter (DBU) def. Le, 6-0, 6-0
5. Leah Smith (DBU) def. Cheney, 6-1, 6-1
6. Alexa Mentesana (DBU) def. Saul 5-7, 6-2, 10-2
1. Gennissen/Daugherty (DBU) def. Haddad/Nhan, 8-0
2. Rutt/Smith (DBU) def. Jackson/Le, 8-0
3. Cheney/Saul (HSU) def. Mentesana/Richter, 8-5
Information provided by HSU athletics department.
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